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First case of COVID-19 confirmed in Richardson County

Community Medical Center in Falls City has confirmed that a patient in Richardson County has tested positive for COVID-19. The

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Slama wins RC; advances with Palmtag to November

Julie Slama and Janet Palmtag will advance to November in the General Election for Nebraska’s District 1 Legislative seat. Tuesday

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District 1 Legislative candidates ready to serve Southeast Nebraska

By Nikki McKim District 1 candidates for State Legislature, Janet Palmtag of Nebraska City, Dennis Schaardt of Steinauer, and Julie

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Small town, big hearts

Story by Nikki McKim; photo by Brian McKim Falls City Public schools and Sacred Heart school went the extra mile

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Falls City playground equipment, basketball courts and shelter houses closed to the public

Effective immediately, in response to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) recommendation to implement social distancing, the use

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Social gatherings of ten or more people now prohibited in Falls City

On March 13, 2020, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts issued an Emergency Declaration for COVID-19. The United States Department of Health

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‘I think it’s a very serious deal,’ Richardson County Courthouse closes to the public

By Nikki McKim During the regular meeting of the Richardson County Commissioners, Commissioners Terry Frank, John Caverzagie and David Sickel

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Falls City Police Department taking precautions

The Falls City Police Department has said that to limit the exposure to their officers and staff. They will take

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RC Courthouse closed to the public effective at 5:00 p.m. today

The Richardson County Board of Commissioners during their regular meeting on March 24, 2020, took the following action regarding the

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Flattening the Curve – History Tells Us Why Community Mitigation Strategies Matter

By the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services For many Nebraskans, COVID-19 will be like a cold. But for

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Falls City Mayor updates on COVID-19 city closings.

Effective immediately, the Falls City Mayor, Shawna Bindle has announced that the following will be instituted effective immediately: City Hall,

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Local school and business closures and changes, updated as information comes in

Currently there are no known cases of COVID-19 in Richardson County, but Falls City Public Schools announced last night that

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Richardson County all-mail voting precincts

The Richardson County Clerk’s Office has received formal approval from the Nebraska Secretary of State’s Office for the Salem, East

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What the CDC needs you to know about COVID-19

This is a rapidly changing situation. New information will be added to this article as it comes in. All information

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Latest County health rankings show improvements, concerns for Richardson County

When the first County Health Rankings were in 2010, Richardson County was ranked as the least healthy county in Nebraska.

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Tiger Booster Club celebrates 50 years

The Falls City Tiger Booster Club celebrated 50 years of dedication to Falls City High School.  Started in the summer

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HWY 75 fatality accident

  On February 19, 2020 at approximately 6:41 a.m. the Richardson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two-vehicle fatality accident

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Join NET for a flood recovery discussion panel at Peru State College

Join NET, Nebraska’s PBS and NPR Stations, at the Peru State College Performing Arts Center at 6:30 p.m., Friday, Feb.

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Aquatic park waterfall feature funded during City Council Meeting

By:  Charlie Radatz ‘An Aquatic Park Waterfall Feature’ that recalls Falls City’s beginnings as Nemaha Falls will be constructed this

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Lessons from my brother

Story & photo by Lori Gottula On Christmas day just over a month ago, my younger brother, Dave Kimball, walked

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Why is the FC Utility Dept. planning the power outage for Thursday?

By Nikki McKim The City of Falls City is planning a sizable electrical outage on Thursday, January 9. The outage

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Structure fire in Falls City early Wednesday morning

A home at 1108 Lane Street succumb to fire early Wednesday morning. According to early reports everyone at the residence

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Promenade Park dedicated on Oct. 28

The Promenade Park dedication was held on October 28, 2019.  This Park was made possible through the combined efforts of

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Management, non-union and part-time city employees receive three percent annual pay raises

By:  Charlie Radatz During its Mon., Nov. 4, meeting the City Council by an 8-0 unanimous vote to adopt a

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Falls City named, ‘A City of Art.’

By Lori Gottula Last Monday night, October 7th, Falls City became a leader in Nebraska’s art world when the city

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